Olathe Public Works Receives Second Reaccreditation

The City of Olathe’s Public Works Department has recently been awarded a second prestigious American Public Works Association (APWA) Reaccreditation.  The APWA Reaccreditation program recognizes public works agencies that go beyond the management practices requirements established nationally in the public works industry.

Community Partnership Bringing Unique Sports Field to Olathe

Olathe will soon be home to one of four adaptive baseball fields in the Greater Kansas City area. Located at the Olathe Public Schools’ College Boulevard Activities Complex (CBAC) it will become the home of The Miracle League of Olathe program.

City of Olathe Housing Waitlist Opens May 1

The City of Olathe Housing Authority will open the waiting list for housing assistance both online and at the office at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 1.

UDO Development Forum and Public Open House May 8

The first draft of the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) is complete and the public is invited to learn more.  Olathe City Hall will host a development forum and public open house on Wednesday, May 8. 

Olathe Piloting New Program to Expand Resident Engagement

The City of Olathe is piloting a new program to enhance citizen engagement opportunities, Open Town Hall, as part of its ongoing e-Town Hall initiative.  During the pilot period, residents will have another tool to weigh-in on a number of topics through an online forum accessible on the City’s website,

Arbor Day Foundation Names Olathe Tree City USA, Growth Award Winner

For the 30th year, Olathe has received the Tree City USA designation by the Arbor Day Foundation.  The national recognition honors communities that show a commitment to effective urban forest management.

City to Host Girl Scout Open House April 30

The City of Olathe is hosting a Girl Scout Open House on Tuesday, April 30 at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber of Olathe City Hall, 100 E. Santa Fe Street.

Volunteers in the Park Program Recognizes Longtime Partnership

The City of Olathe Volunteers in the Park Program will recognize Cub Scout Pack 3387 for 10 years of service at Calamity Line Park on Saturday, April 27 at 11:00 a.m.

Prescription Drug Take-Back Event April 27

On April 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the Olathe Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) provides another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding your home of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

Give ‘Em a Brake during National Work Zone Awareness Week April 15-19

The green of spring means the ORANGE of construction season is upon us. Work zone safety is important for drivers and workers alike. In celebration of National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 15-19, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials reminds drivers to slow down, read road signs and avoid distractions, as seen in this public service announcement video.

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